Tamil-Telugu actress Keerthy Suresh paid tribute to the late legendary actress Surekha Sikri on Friday. The actress took to social media to share an emotional tribute to the veteran actress. Keerthy shared a throwback picture with Surekha, from an event held in 2019. In her post, the Remo actress said that Surekha Sikri’s aura and humble nature is unforgettable.
Veteran actress Surekha Sikri breathed her last on Friday, July 16, at the age of 75, after suffering a cardiac arrest.
Several celebs from the film and television industries took to social media to pay their last respects. Keerthy Suresh took to her Instagram and remembered her. Keerthy recalled her meeting with Surekha and shared a snap. Captioning the post, she wrote, “Surekha Sikri Ji and I met briefly in 2019 and I am blessed to not just have met her but also shared the stage with her. Her aura and humble nature are unforgettable although I had met her only for a short while. Her renowned legacy on television and in films will always be an inspiration for all of us. My prayers for her departed soul to rest in peace and heartfelt condolences to her family.”
About Surekha Sikri
Surekha Sikri’s demise came across as a shock to the entertainment industry. She made her debut in 1978 with Kissa Kursi Ka. She got married to Hemant Rege and welcomed their son, Rahul Sikri. Some of her prominent works include Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani, Maha Kumbh: Ek Rahasaya, Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil… Indumati Lala Mehra, Balika Vadhu, Ek Kahani, Saat Phere – Saloni Ka Safar among many others.
Surekha Sikri won three National Awards and was last seen in Netflix’s anthology titled Ghost Stories.